Prof. Chaohong Lee

Welcome to Professor Chaohong Lee's Group


 

Physical Systems

  • Quantum  atomic gases (atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, ultracold trapped ions, ultracold atoms in optical lattices, dipolar and spinor quantum gases)
  • Optical waveguide arrays and photonic lattices

Research Areas

  • Many-body quantum physics (collective quantum phenomena, quantum phase transitions, interacting topological states)
  • Quantum metrology (quantum interferometry, quantum parameter estimation, quantum sensing)
  • Quantum dynamics (Kibble-Zurek mechanism, topological Thouless pumping, quantum walks, nonlinear matter waves)
  • Quantum simulation (parity-time symmetry, topological states, quantum magnetism)

Current Members

Dr. Chaohong Lee (Professor) Mr. Bo Zhu (PhD)
Dr. Yuangang Deng (Assoc. Prof.) Mr. Shi Hu (PhD)
Dr. Bo Lu (Research Fellow) Ms. Min Zhuang (PhD)
Dr. Jibiao Wang (Research Fellow) Ms. Wenjie Liu (PhD)
Dr. Jing Tang (Research Fellow) Mr. Xunda Jiang(PhD)
Dr. Yui Kuramochi (Postdoc) Mr. Ling Lin (PhD)
Dr. Jiahao Huang (Postdoc) Mr. Yuxiang Qiu (Master)
Mr. Qinzhou Ye (PhD) Mr. Zhoutao Lei (Master)
Mr. Yongguan Ke (PhD) Mr. Xutao Chen (Master)
Ms. Shuyuan Wu (PhD) Ms. Yuanyuan Guo (Master)
Ms. Li Zhang (PhD)

Former Members
Dr. Xizhou Qin, Postdoc (2014.09-2017.06)
Dr. Honghua Zhong, Postdoc (2013.09-2017.06), now @ Central South University of Forestry and Technology,  Email: hhzhong115@163.com
Dr. Feng Mei, Research  Fellow (2015.09-2016.09), now @ Shanxi University 
Dr. Jun Xu, PhD (2010.09-2015.01), now @ South China Agricultural University 
Dr. Haiming Deng, PhD (2010.09-2015.01)
Ms. Hui Dai, Master (2011.09-2014.07)
Mr. Zhilin Lei, Master (2010.09-2013.07)

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  • [70] Q. Ye, X. Qin, Y. Li, H. Zhong, Y. S. Kivshar, and C. Lee, Band-gap structure and chiral discrete solitons in optical lattices with artificial gauge fields, Ann. Phys. 388, 173 (2018).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]
  • [69] X. Qin, J. Huang, H. Zhong, and C. Lee, Clock frequency estimation under spontaneous emission, Front. Phys. 13, 130302 (2018).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]
  • [68] Q. Xie, H. Zhong, M. T. Batchelor, and C. Lee, The quantum Rabi model: solution and dynamics, J. Phys. A 50, 113001 (2017).
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  • [67] L. Zhang, Y. Che, J. Wang, and Q. Chen, Exotic superfluidity and pairing phenomena in atomic Fermi gases in mixed dimensions, Sci. Rep. 7, 12948 (2017).
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  • [66] B, Lu, and D. Wang, Note: A four-pass acousto-optic modulator system for laser cooling of sodium atoms, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 88, 076105 (2017).
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  • [65] X. Qin, F. Mei, Y. Ke, L. Zhang, and C. Lee, Topological magnon bound-states in periodically modulated Heisenberg XXZ chains, Phys. Rev. B 96, 195134 (2017).
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  • [64] F. Xu, J, Huang, and Q. Liu, A Hybrid Two-component Bose-Einstein Condensate Interferometer for Measuring Magnetic Field Gradients, Phys. Lett. A 381, 865 (2017).
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  • [63] H. Zhong, Z. Zhou, B. Zhu, Y. Ke, and C. Lee, Floquet bound states in a driven two-particle Bose-Hubbard model with an impurity, CHIN. PHYS. LETT. 34, 070304 (2017).
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  • [62] Y. Ke, X. Qin, Yu. S. Kivshar, and C. Lee, Multiparticle Wannier states and Thouless pumping of interacting bosons, Phys. Rev. A 95, 063630 (2017).
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  • [61] S. Wu, Y. Ke, J. Huang, and C. Lee, Kibble-Zurek scalings of continuous magnetic phase transitions in spin-1 spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 95, 063606 (2017).
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  • [60] C. Luo, J. Huang, X. Zhang, and C. Lee, Heisenberg-limited Sagnac Interferometer with Multi-particle States, Phys. Rev. A 95, 023608 (2017).
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  • [59] Y. Li, W. Pang, J. Xu, C. Lee, B. A. Malomed, and L. Santos, Long-range transverse Ising model built with dipolar condensates in two-well arrays, New J. Phys. 19, 013030 (2017).
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2016
  • [53] Yongguan Ke Xizhou Qin Feng Mei Honghua Zhong Yuri S. Kivshar Chaohong Lee, Topological phase transitions and Thouless pumping of light in photonic waveguide arrays, Laser Photon. Rev. 10, 995 (2016). [Online]
  • [52] Feng Mei, Zheng-Yuan Xue, Dan-Wei Zhang, Lin Tian, Chaohong Lee and Shi-Liang Zhu, Witnessing topological Weyl semimetal phase in a minimal circuit-QED lattice, Quantum. Sci. Technol 1, 015006 (2016). [Online]
  • [51] Shuyuan Wu, Xizhou Qin, Jun Xu, and Chaohong Lee, Universal spatiotemporal dynamics of spontaneous superfluidity breakdown in the presence of synthetic gauge fields, Phys. Rev. A 94, 043606 (2016). [Online]
  • [50] Honghua Zhong, Bo Zhu, Xizhou Qin, Jiahao Huang, Yongguan Ke, Zheng Zhou and Chaohong Lee, Floquet modulation of PT symmetry in an atomic Bose-Josephson junction, Eur. Phys. J. D 70, 157 (2016). [Online]
  • [49] Li Zhang, Xizhou Qin, Yongguan Ke, and Chaohong Lee, Cluster mean-field signature of entanglement entropy in bosonic superfluid-insulator transitions, Phys. Rev. A 94, 023634 (2016). [Online]
  • [48] Jiahao Huang, Pu Gong, Xizhou Qin, Honghua Zhong, and Chaohong Lee, Asymmetric sequential Landau-Zener dynamics of Bose-condensed atoms in a cavity, Phys. Rev. A 94, 023618 (2016).[Online]
  • [47] Jun Xu, Shuyuan Wu, Xizhou Qin, Jiahao Huang, Yongguan Ke, Honghua Zhong and Chaohong Lee, Kibble-Zurek dynamics in an array of coupled binary Bose condensates, EPL 113, 50003 (2016). [Online]
  • [46] Shuyuan Wu, Honghua Zhong, Jia-Hao Huang, Xizhou Qin, Chaohong Lee, Dynamic fragmentation in a quenched two-mode Bose-Einstein condensate, Front. Phys. 11, 110301 (2016). [Online]

 

2015
  • [45] Jiahao Huang, Xizhou Qin, Honghua Zhong, Yongguan Ke and Chaohong Lee, Quantum metrology with spin cat states under dissipation, Sci. Rep. 5, 17894 (2015).
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  • [44] Haiming Deng, Hui Dai, Jiahao Huang, Xizhou Qin, Jun Xu, Honghua Zhong, Chunshan He, and Chaohong Lee, Cluster Gutzwiller study of the Bose-Hubbard ladder: Ground-state phase diagram and many-body Landau-Zener dynamics, Phys. Rev. A 92, 023618 (2015).
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  • [43] Xinfang Nie, Jun Li, Jiangyu Cui, Zhihuang Luo, Jiahao Huang, Hongwei Chen, Chaohong Lee, Xinhua Peng and Jiangfeng Du, Quantum simulation of interaction blockade in a two-site Bose-Hubbard system with solid quadrupolar crystal, New J. Phys. 17, 053028 (2015).
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  • [42] Yongguan Ke, Xizhou Qin, Honghua Zhong, Jiahao Huang, Chunshan He, and Chaohong Lee, Bloch-Landau-Zener dynamics in single-particle Wannier-Zeeman systems, Phys. Rev. A 91, 053409 (2015).
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2014
  • [41] Xizhou Qin, Yongguan Ke, Xiwen Guan, Zhibing Li, Natan Andrei, and Chaohong Lee, Statistics-dependent quantum co-walking of two particles in one-dimensional lattices with nearest-neighbor interactions, Phys. Rev. A 90, 062301 (2014). [Online]
  • [40] Honghua Zhong, Qiongtao Xie, Jiahao Huang, Xizhou Qin, Haiming Deng, Jun Xu, and Chaohong Lee, Photon-induced sideband transitions in a many-body Landau-Zener process, Phys. Rev. A 90, 023635 (2014). [Online]
  • [39] Huagang Li, Zhiwei Shi, Xiujuan Jiang, Xing Zhu, Tianshu Lai, and Chaohong Lee, Localized surface modes in parity-time-symmetric Potentials, Optics Letters 39, 5154 (2014). [Online]
  • [38] Huagang Li , Xing Zhu, Zhiwei Shi, Boris A. Malomed, Tianshu Lai, and Chaohong Lee, Bulk vortices and half-vortex surface modes in parity-time-symmetric media, Phys. Rev. A 89, 053811 (2014). [Online]
  • [37] Honghua Zhong, Qiongtao Xie, Xiwen Guan, Murray T Batchelor, Kelin Gao and Chaohong Lee, Analytical energy spectrum for hybrid mechanical systems, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 47, 045301 (2014). [Online]
  • [36] Yanmin Hu, Wanli Yang, Xing Xiaomang Feng and Chaohong Lee, Multi-ion Mach-Zehnder interferometer with artificial nonlinear interactions, Chin. Phys. B 23, 034205 (2014). [Online]
  • [35] Honghua Zhong, Qiongtao Xie, Xu Jun, Wenhua Hai and Chaohong Lee, Nonlinear dissipative dynamics of a two-component atomic condensate coupling with a continuum, Chin. Phys. B 23, 020314 (2014). [Online]

 

2013
  • [34] X. W. Guan, X. G. Yin, A. Foerster, M. T. Batchelor, C. H. Lee, and H. Q. Lin, Wilson ratio of Fermi gases in one dimension, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 130401 (2013).
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  • [33] H. Zhong, Q. Xie, M. T. Batchelor, and C. Lee, Analytical eigenstates for the quantum Rabi model, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 46, 415302 (2013).
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  • [32] X. Luo, J. Huang, H. Zhong, X. Qin, Q. Xie, Yu. S. Kivshar, and C. Lee, Pseudo-Parity-Time Symmetry in Optical Systems, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 243902 (2013).
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  • [31] M.-S. Wang, J.-H. Huang, C. Lee, X.-G. Yin, X.-W. Guan, and M. T. Batchelor, Universal local pair correlations of Lieb-Liniger bosons at quantum criticality, Phys. Rev. A 87, 043634 (2013).
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2012
  • [30] Q. Xie and C. Lee, Finite-superposition solutions for surface states in a type of photonic superlattice, Phys. Rev. A 85, 063802 (2012).
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  • [29] Y. M. Hu, M. Feng, and C. Lee, Adiabatic Mach-Zehnder interferometer via an array of trapped ions, Phys. Rev. A 85, 043604 (2012).
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  • [28] Y. Xie, W. Wan, F. Zhou, L. Chen, C. Lee, and M. Feng, Linear ion trap imperfection and the compensation of excess micromotion, Chin. Phys. B 21, 063201 (2012).
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  • [27] C. Lee, P. D. Drummond, and M. Ueda, Quantum coherence, correlations and dynamics of ultracold atoms: From fundamental research to future technology, Front. Phys.7, 1 (2012).
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Previous
  • [26] X. Luo, J. Huang, and C. Lee, Coherent destruction of tunneling in a lattice array under selective in-phase modulations, Phys. Rev. A 84, 053847 (2011).
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  • [25] Y. M. Hu, W. L. Yang, Y. Y. Xu, F. Zhou, L. Chen, K. L. Gao, M. Feng, and C. Lee, Franck-Condon physics in a single trapped ion, New J. Phys. 13, 053037 (2011).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]
  • [24] J. Y. Lee, X. W. Guan, M. T. Batchelor, and C. Lee, Magnetism of one-dimensional strongly repulsive spin-1 bosons with antiferromagnetic spin-exchange interaction, Phys. Rev. A 80, 063625 (2009).
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  • [23] L. -B. Fu, D. -F. Ye, C. Lee, W. Zhang, and J. Liu, Adiabatic Rosen-Zener interferometry with ultracold atoms, Phys. Rev. A 80, 013619 (2009).
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  • [22] X. W. Guan, M. T. Bachelor, C. Lee, and J. Y. Lee, Unified description of pairing, trionic and quarteting states for one-dimensional SU(4) attractive fermions, EPL 86, 50003 (2009).
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  • [21] C. Lee, Universality and anomalous mean-field breakdown of symmetry-breaking transitions in a coupled two-component Bose-Einstein Condensate, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 070401 (2009).
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  • [20] X. W. Guan, M. T. Batchelor, C. Lee, and H. Q. Zhou, Magnetic Phase Transitions in One-Dimensional Strongly Attractive Three-Component Ultracold Fermions, Phys. Rev. Lett.100, 200401 (2008).
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  • [19] W. Hai, C. Lee, and Q. Zhu, Exact Floquet states of a driven condensate and their stabilities, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 41, 095301 (2008).
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  • [18] C. Lee, L.-B. Fu, and Y. S. Kivshar, Many-body quantum coherence and interaction blockade in Josephson-linked Bose-Einstein condensates, EPL 81, 60006 (2008).
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  • [17] C. Lee, E. A. Ostrovskaya, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Nonlinearity-assisted quantum tunnelling in a matter-wave interferometer, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 40, 4235 (2007).
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  • [16] X. W. Guan, M. T. Batchelor, C. Lee, and M. Bortz, Phase transitions and pairing signature in strongly attractive Fermi atomic gases, Phys. Rev. B 76, 085120 (2007).
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  • [15] C. Lee, T. J. Alexander, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Melting of Discrete Vortices via Quantum Fluctuations, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 180408 (2006).
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  • [14] C. Lee, Adiabatic Mach-Zehnder Interferometry on a Quantized Bose-Josephson Junction, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 150402 (2006).
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  • [13] C. Lee and J. Brand, Enhanced quantum reflection of matter-wave solitons, Europhys. Lett. 73, 00321 (2006).
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  • [12] C. Lee and E. A. Ostrovskaya, Quantum computation with diatomic bits in optical lattices, Phys. Rev. A 72, 062321 (2005).
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  • [11] M. T. Batchelor, X. W. Guan, N. Oelkers, and C. Lee, The 1D interacting Bose gas in a hard wall box, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, 7787 (2005).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]
  • [10] C. Lee, Bose-Einstein Condensation of Particle-Hole Pairs in Ultracold Fermionic Atoms Trapped within Optical Lattices, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 120406 (2004).
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    [selected as a highlight in Physics News Update #700 (2004)]
  • [9] W. Hai, C. Lee, and G. Chong, Propagation and breathing of matter-wave-packet trains, Phys. Rev. A 70, 053621 (2004).
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  • [8] C. Lee, W. Hai, L. Shi, and K. Gao, Phase-dependent spontaneous spin polarization and bifurcation delay in coupled two-component Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 69, 033611 (2004).
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  • [7] W. Hai, C. Lee, X. Fang, and K. Gao, Exactly formulated Bose–Einstein condensates in optical lattices, Physica A 335, 445 (2004).
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  • [6] C. Lee, W. Hai, X. Luo, L. Shi, and K. Gao, Quasispin model for macroscopic quantum tunneling between two coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 68, 053614 (2003).
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  • [5] C. Lee, X. Zhu, and K. Gao, Avalanche dynamics in the Bak-Sneppen evolution model observed with a standard distribution width of fitness, Nonlinearity 16, 25 (2003).
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  • [4] W. Hai, C. Lee, G. Chong, and L. Shi, Chaotic probability density in two periodically driven and weakly coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. E 66, 026202 (2002).
  • [3] C. Lee, W. Hai, L. Shi, X. Zhu, and K. Gao, Chaotic and frequency-locked atomic population oscillations between two coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, Phys. Rev. A 64, 053604 (2001).
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  • [2] C. Lee, Y. Duan, W. -K. Liu, J. -M. Yuan, L. Shi, X. Zhu, and K. Gao, Classical calculation of high-order harmonic generation of atomic and molecular gases in intense laser fields, Phys. Rev. A 64, 043410 (2001).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]
  • [1] C. Lee, Y. -W. Duan, W. -K. Liu, and J. -M. Yuan, Classical Dynamics of Harmonic Generation of the Hydrogen Molecular Ion Interacting with Ultrashort Intense Laser Pulses, Chin. Phys. Lett. 18, 236 (2001).
    [Full-text PDF] [Online]

 

Under construction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

For further information, please contact the group leader, Prof. Chaohong Lee.

Email:

lichaoh2@mail.sysu.edu.cn

Address:

Laboratory of Quantum Engineering and Quantum Metrology,

School of Physics and Astronomy,

Sun Yat-Sen University (Zhuhai Campus),

Zhuhai 519082,

China